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31 October, 2018

Currant Cordial

Currant Cordial
Posted in : alcohol, berry, booze, cheap, Christmas, dessert, drink, drinks, easy, Halloween, holidays, intermediate, summer, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Happy Halloween, my spooky friends! Your treat for tuning in is a delicious recipe for a sweet cordial, but the trick is that you have to wait for it to be ready! Halloween is my favorite holiday, and while I could spend the entire post telling you all about superstitions and pagan lore and fun
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24 October, 2018

Slow Cooker Low Country Boil

Slow Cooker Low Country Boil
Posted in : alcohol, beer, crock pot, crockpot, dinner, dish to pass, family, fish, food, intermediate, party, potatoes, sausage, seafood, Slow cooker, spicy, summer on by : Jeanette Rueb
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This summer, I had a craving for something summery, but in a crockpot. I realize that it’s now fall, but when I wrote this, it was late June. I did some serious backlogging for the wedding… So, I’m sorry for holding onto this for so long before I could release it, but on the other hand,
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26 September, 2018

Limoncello

Limoncello
Posted in : alcohol, cheap, dessert, drink, drinks, easy, intermediate, Italian, lemon, summer, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Limoncello is an Italian liqueur made with lemon peels, alcohol, sugar, and patience. If you want to put your leftover naked lemons to use, make a double batch of this recipe and then use the fruit and any leftover alcohol to make hard lemonade (or regular lemonade)! This is a set-it-and-forget-it recipe with a quick prep
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12 September, 2018

Pesto Chicken and Zucchini Pasta

Pesto Chicken and Zucchini Pasta
Posted in : 21, alcohol, booze, cheap, cheese, chicken, dinner, easy, food, foodie, healthy, Italian, noodles, one pan, pasta, recipe, sauce, scratch, summer, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian, wine on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Don’t let the ingredient list fool you, this recipe is super easy, super healthy, and super filling. It can also easily be converted into a vegetarian recipe by swapping out the chicken for some extra firm or firm tofu. Make it vegan with a cheese substitute. When we make this recipe (as I try to
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29 August, 2018

Hard Lemonade

Hard Lemonade
Posted in : alcohol, booze, cheap, drink, drinks, easy, fruit, lemon, natural, quick, summer, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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One of my favorite drinks (next to rum and Coke or Jägermeister and Dr. Pepper) is hard lemonade. I’ve been drinking MIke’s since I was in college. I’d grab a bottle and take it outside with me whenever I had to work on my bike. Now that I’m older and I have more to do
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11 July, 2018

Slow Cooker Summer Chili

Slow Cooker Summer Chili
Posted in : beans, chili, crock pot, crockpot, dinner, easy, food, recipe, sausage, Slow cooker, spicy, summer, tomatoes, vegetables, veggies on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Chili? In summer?? Oh yeah, I went there. Even if you live somewhere hot, in my opinion, there’s never a wrong time of year for chili. This one even features a fresh summer vegetable — zucchini! The best thing about this recipe is that it’s another slow cooker feature, so you can set it and
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25 April, 2018

Grilled Turkey Burgers

Grilled Turkey Burgers
Comments : 1 Posted in : dinner, easy, food, grill, healthy, summer, turkey on by : Jeanette Rueb
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My friends and I got together one day, back in the fall, and we tried to make chicken burgers. They tasted great, but they just fell apart. This time, we decided to try something different — binding agents. If you ever wondered why egg and bread crumbs were on the ingredient list for meatballs and
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18 January, 2017

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins
Posted in : bake, berry, blueberry, breakfast, dessert, easy, fruit, lemon, muffin, snack, summer, Uncategorized on by : Jeanette Rueb

As promised, I have prepared, for your viewing and baking pleasure, a mid-winter pick-me-up of one of my favorite summertime flavor combinations: Lemon and blueberry. Now, as I told my mom while making these, I could eat lemon blueberry anything for days. It’s the perfect balance of tart and sweet, just like cranberry orange bread (which I
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17 August, 2016

Oatmeal Pecan Cookie Peach Cobbler

Oatmeal Pecan Cookie Peach Cobbler
Posted in : cobbler, cookies, dessert, easy, fruit, oatmeal, peach, pecan, summer, Uncategorized on by : Jeanette Rueb

It’s peach season! Next to apples, peaches are one of my favorite fruits, and I’m MUCH better at making peach desserts than I am at making apple desserts (I promise you, I’ll nail that apple pie recipe one of these days). That being said, prepare for the best peach cobbler of your LIFE!! This peach
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